Kailashia

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Authors: Pimenov & Kljuykov
Protologue: Feddes Repert. 116:
Synonyms: No synonyms
Type species: Kailashia xizangensis
Type species authors: (Chang HoTseng & Shan RenHwa) Pimenov & Kljuykov
Type species synonyms: No synonyms
Number of species: 2
Distribution: China (Xizang) and India (W.Himalaya)
Bibl.: New West Himalayan genus of the Umbelliferae
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Features: fruits separating into mericarps; ovate or elliptic; with carpophore bifid to the base; beak absent; mericarps homomorphic; scabrous; 5.0-9.5 mm long; 3.5-7.0 mm broad; slightly compressed dorsally; with primary ribs; all primary ribs equal, winged; mericarp ribs straight; with entire margin; calyx teeth prominent; exceeding stylopodium; filiform or linear; stylopodia flat or stylopodia low conical; styles medium; recurved; cell borders distinct or cell borders indistinct; surface undulate; cells isodiametric; anticlinal walls convex; outer cell walls concave; cuticle smooth or cuticle striate with straight striae; cuticle on hairs smooth or cuticle on hairs rugulate; exocarp cells small; commissure intermediate; inner fibrous mesocarp obsolete; most of mesocarp composed of cells with lignified pitted walls; vascular bundles compact; situated in primary rib bases; vittae vallecular and commissural; solitary in furrows; two on commissural side; rib sectetory ducts obsolete; endocarp not lignified; endosperm flat, slightly convex or slightly concave on commissural side; embryo with two cotyledons.

Note: СЭМ: Границы клеток либо различимы, клетки изодиаметрические, с выпуклыми антиклинальными стенками и вогнутыми наружными периклинальными, кутикула струйчатая; либо границы неразличимы, поверхность волнистая; кутикула гладкая. Плоды или голые, или по ребрам и в ложбинках волоски 50-70 мкм длиной и 50-70 мкм в основании, сильно сплюснутые толстостенные, остроконечные (треугольные шипики) с гладкой или морщинистой кутикулой.